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IKEA Hack Bed Bridge Bookcase
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The IKEA Hack Bed Bridge Bookcase is a bridge bookcase made from IKEA cabinets that takes the place of nightstands and spans a full or queen size bed. I built this project for my oldest daughter, Julie, who was the first … Read More

IKEA Hack Platform Bed DIY
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This video shows you how to turn seven standard kitchen cabinets from IKEA into a platform bed with storage underneath. It’s a perfect solution for anyone with limited closet or attic space. Please be sure to read this entire page … Read More

How to Secure Off-Campus Housing
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When your kids want to break free from all those dorm rules and supervision and move into off-campus housing, how will you prevent their things from getting stolen? Are you going to trust their roommates to keep windows and doors … Read More

Vertical Pallet Herb Garden
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Sure, I’ve done a few pallet projects. Who hasn’t? Anyone can disassemble a pallet, harvest the lumber, and make stuff from it. But this project was different. I challenged myself to find a way to use the pallet without taking it … Read More

Amish Pergola Kit
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If you don’t have the tools, skills, or time to build your own pergola from scratch, you can buy an Amish pergola kit on the Internet and save money by assembling it yourself. In this video, I show how this … Read More

Smart Pool Water Chemistry Monitoring
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I’ve owned a pool all my life and I know the hassle of keeping it balanced and looking good. It’s very important to continuously keep an eye on pool water chemistry or you could easily find yourself with a green … Read More

pHin Smart Pool Monitor
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I’ve owned a pool all my life and I know the hassle of keeping it balanced and looking good. So when I first learned about the pHin smart pool monitor in 2015 during a pre-release promotion, I jumped at the … Read More

DIY Radiator Covers
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This video shows you how to cover your ugly radiators with these DIY radiator covers. But even if you don’t have radiators in your house, these techniques are fundamental for home woodworkers and they’ll help you build any kind of … Read More

Five joinery techniques for making a face frame
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In this video, I give you an overview of how to make a face frame using five common wood joinery techniques. Joinery Techniques Covered Hand-cut Mortise & Tenon Dowels Biscuits Pocket Holes/Screws Half Lap Watch “Five joinery techniques for making a … Read More

Build a DIY Trellis in a Weekend
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This video shows how to build a DIY Trellis in a weekend (possibly in a day if you’re not staining it). I needed this new trellis to support a big clematis vine in a small garden next to my garage. It blooms … Read More

Easy Walk-In Closet Makeover
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If you’re lucky enough to have a walk-in closet, is it a dump or a dream? You can have a dream closet that you’ve always wanted! And you don’t need to have a professional do it for you. This closet … Read More

Insteon Dimmer Outlet Installation
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In this video, I show you how to install and set up an Insteon Dimmer Outlet. I also show you how to connect the device to your Insteon Hub and create a scene that allows you to control the outlet from … Read More

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